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Tower Poetry Summer School

Ashley McMullin & Paul Merchant with Peter McDonald
Michael Schmidt & Jane DraycottSophie MackintoshTower Poetry Summer School Poetry Reading EveningProfessor Peter McDonaldTower Poetry Summer School Poetry Reading EveningTower Poetry Summer School Poetry Reading EveningAnnabella Massey & Sophie MackintoshSuzanne MageeTess Somervell with Jane DraycottJamie Baxter & Alex FreerAshley McMullin with Paul MerchantTess Somervell with Jane DraycottIona Twiston-Davies, Bethany Aitman & Amelia Penny

Slideshow: Tower Poetry Summer School 2009

The 6th Tower Poetry Summer School (25-28 August) for young poets aged 18-23 has been held in Christ Church.  Jane Draycott and Frances Leviston have been inspiring tutors for the group of 14 students from throughout the UK and Wednesday evening’s reading was further enhanced by a reading from Michael Schmidt, Professor of Poetry, University of Glasgow and Editorial & Managing Director of Carcanet.

Seasick Blue, the anthology from the 2008 Summer School, has just been published and is available to order from the Tower Poetry office or through Amazon at £10 (978-0954993245).

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